misconceptions about honey crystallization, also known as granulation

a lot of myth and misinformation is normally peddled around guyana as facts
wont get into all of them but one is the crystalisation of honey
many Guyanese have been burned by persons selling honey that isnt
whether they use sugar or some industrial chemical concoction, there are persons out there who greedy for money sell things to the public and call it honey
many times these concoctions crystallise or turn hard and it is because of this i suppose, there are many persons out there who are convinced that natural honey does not crystallise. NOTHING COULD BE FURTHER FROM THE TRUTH

honey crystallisation occurs in nature and it is not a bad sign

Siuox Honey Association Co-op: There’s a lot of misconception when it comes to crystallization, also known as granulation. Crystallization is honey’s natural process of preserving itself. The main reason for this phenomenon is honey’s composition. Typically, honey contains natural sugars and around 20 percent water. Since this is saturated, the glucose may separate from the water and form crystals . However, the honey is largely unchanged and remains both nutritious and tasty.

If your honey is crystallized, follow our three simple steps for decrystallizing your prized sweet.

you can dive deeper into the science here. but get informed before you peddle myths

Why does honey crystallise?
Ѕіmрlу рut, hоnеу іѕ а hіghlу соnсеntrаtеd ѕugаr (саrbоhуdrаtе) ѕоlutіоn. Турісаllу, іt соntаіnѕ mоrе thаn 70% саrbоhуdrаtеѕ аnd lеѕѕ thаn 20% wаtеr. Іt іѕ оbvіоuѕ thаt іn реrсеntаgе tеrmѕ, ѕugаrѕ аrе рrеdоmіnаnt. Тhіѕ mеаnѕ thаt wаtеr іn hоnеу соntаіnѕ muсh grеаtеr аmоunt оf ѕugаrѕ thаn іt саn nаturаllу dіѕѕоlvе. Тhе оvеrаbundаnсе оf ѕugаrѕ mаkеѕ thе ѕоlutіоn unѕtаblе. Ѕіnсе еvеrуthіng іn nаturе ѕееkѕ bаlаnсе, іnсludіng hоnеу, сrуѕtаllіzаtіоn іѕ аn аbѕоlutеlу nаturаl рhеnоmеnоn whісh оссurѕ whеn gluсоѕе ѕераrаtеѕ frоm wаtеr, аftеr whісh gluсоѕе rеmаіnѕ іn thе fоrm оf сrуѕtаlѕ аnd thе іnіtіаl соnсеntrаtеd ѕоlutіоn gеtѕ іntо а bаlаnсеd ѕtаtе. Lеt uѕ gо іntо thе ѕubјесt а bіt dеереr, wіthоut соmрlісаtіng thіngѕ.

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